Bomb blast in Quetta targeting police vehicle, casualties reported

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Bomb blast in Quetta targeting police vehicle, casualties reported

QUETTA: At least four people were killed and as many as 20 injured on Tuesday in an explosion targeting a police vehicle near the Bacha Khan Chowk area in Quetta, police said.

Deputy Inspector-General (DIG) Quetta Police Abdul Razzaq Cheema said the explosion took place close to a police vehicle at the Bacha Khan Chowk in the remit of the City Police Station.

DIG Cheema said the injured included the injured included an additional Station House Officer (SHO), who was taken to a medical trauma centre for treatment.

Two children and a woman were also among the injured, police said.

The injured and bodies of the dead were shifted to the Civil Hospital, where officials confirmed the death toll.